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Pia Tornikoski
While some European nations are tightening legislation for fundraising and marketing, Finland is heading towards reform that will relax current laws, making public collections more accessible for charities. Fundraising Europe interviews Pia Tornikoski, Secretary General of VaLa (the Finnish Fundraising Association) about the proposed changes.

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Charlotte Rydh
 
With many smaller charities starting to fundraise for the first time in Sweden and rapid advances in the profession, Fundraising Europe interviews Charlotte Rydh, Secretary General of the Swedish Fundraising Council (FRII) about how the sector is changing.

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Astrid_von_Soosten
 
While tax reliefs aren’t currently seen to be a major driver for philanthropy in Germany, Astrid von Soosten, board member of the German Fundraising Association (DFRV) and Head of Ressource Development at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory discusses their importance and explores what improvements could be made.

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With no facility to donate by Direct Debit, the opportunity to develop regular giving has been near impossible for charities in Slovakia. Fundraising Europe interviews Eduard Marček, Chair of the Slovak Fundraising Centre about how online donation platforms are building public trust in charitable giving and generating regular reliable income streams.

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